By Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
People across Poland have stayed off their jobs and joined protests as part of a nationwide strike called to protest a top court ruling that bans abortions in cases of fetal abnormalities.
By Vanessa Gera, Associated Press
Ambassadors to Poland from some 50 countries and international organizations have expressed their support for the LGBTQ community in the country and cited a need to work for “non-discrimination, tolerance and mutual acceptance.”…
According to Polish media reports, the activist was placed under two-months arrest Friday for protest actions against anti-homosexual attitudes. After the person was arrested in central Warsaw, protesters surrounded the police car.
By Associated Press
As President Andrzej Duda was sworn in to his second term on Thursday, some members of Poland's LGBT community already had moved to European countries where they expect to find greater acceptance. More are making plans to do so.
By Vanessa Gera, Dorothee Thiesing, Associated Press
President Andrzej Duda won re-election in a divisive campaign that cast LGBT activists' movement for equal rights as a dangerous “ideology” that threatens families in the deeply Roman Catholic country.
By Vanessa Gera, Monika Scislowska, Associated Press
The close race followed a bitter campaign between Duda and Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski that was dominated by cultural issues.
An exit poll for Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed a race that is too close to call between the conservative, populist incumbent and the liberal, pro-Europe mayor of Warsaw — a battle that reflected the deep divisions in this European…
His immediate return on Monday to commenting on LGBTQ rights is an indication that he is seizing on themes that could help him with right-wing voters, and not those in the center.
By Nick Schifrin
President Trump met with Polish President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday -- the first time he has hosted a foreign leader since the pandemic began. Trump reiterated his administration’s plan to base 2,000 American troops in Poland after…
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